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Akamai

Akamai

October 11, 2019 11:00 AM

Data in the dark: Data protection

Hyperconnectivity is on the rise and, as a result, corporations' capacity to protect their own and their customers' data becomes more and more limited. Connection takes place over a network, so, as connection increases, that network increases in size and becomes less manageable. So, when everything is connected, how can corporations ensure that information stays with the right people, and sensitive data doesn't make its way into the wrong hands?

Andrew Heifetz

Andrew Heifetz

September 30, 2019 10:43 AM

Maximizing Onboarding: Giving managers the skills fo ...

Managing teams come with challenges as well as rewards. Managers drive individual and team performance, and the best managers drive employee connection and engagement. Akamai believes that employees are our biggest asset; by effectively and efficiently integrating them into the organization to ensure both professional success as well as the success of the business.

Akamai

Akamai

September 27, 2019 11:00 AM

From the beginning: Internships with Akamai

At Akamai, our internships are both unique and meaningful. What do we mean by this? Well, we believe an internship should add real, significant value to an intern's skill-set. So, not only do they get to learn on the job at Akamai, experiencing our values and culture, but we get them involved in live projects from day one. How does this make our internships different?In the last year, our internship

Akamai

Akamai

August 28, 2019 10:00 AM

Akamai's DNA: STEM Costa Rica

With the incredible support of a group of volunteers from different areas of the company we encourage students to become the next generation of engineers. We demonstrate that STEM is part of Akamai's DNA. During the last several months students from technical colleges and Fundacion Monge visited us and learned about basic concepts like DNS, Routers, internet infrastructure, how to deliver content to a client, how the Internet works, Hackers

Akamai

Akamai

August 22, 2019 10:00 AM

In conversation: The women in network security

Why does network security matter? On average, there is a hacker attack every 39 seconds. If any of these attacks result in a data breach, they could cost over $150 million, with research suggesting that cyber-attacks could cost businesses over $2 trillion altogether in 2019. However, at Akamai, we work to keep the Internet secure every day. As modern technology advances and innovations increase, the black market expands and threatens

Akamai

Akamai

July 30, 2019 11:00 AM

Diversity of thought in Tech

At Akamai, we believe innovation is only possible when the various viewpoints and experiences of a collective, culminate to make a great idea. It is the variety of these ideas which is important. Why does diversity of thought matter? When a team is made up of several people with similar perspectives, there will always be a natural limit to how broad their thought processes can be. However, when a team

Akamai

Akamai

July 20, 2019 11:00 AM

In conversation: It's never too late

There can be barriers to pursuing a career in tech. For many people, the journey isn't straightforward. Many of our Akamai employees have diverse backgrounds and have overcome obstacles to pursue their dream career. Often, the way forward into a tech career isn't apparent, especially for those who already have their qualifications and have decided to enter the field after pursuing other things. However, at Akamai, we don't believe that

Akamai

Akamai

June 24, 2019 11:00 AM

In Conversation: Career development as a parent

Technology can only continue to thrive with the direct influence of those involved in its evolution. When the experiences of those people are broad, the tech industry benefits from the diversity of what they bring to the table. At Akamai, we are extraordinarily lucky to be able to benefit from the unique influence of all our employees. The parents in our team are an incredible asset. They bring levels of

Akamai

Akamai

June 13, 2019 11:00 AM

In Conversation: New Starters

The world is changing. At Akamai, we're proud to be part of the shift towards a more inclusive future. Where digital systems may replace human processes, we are determined to keep people at the center of our focus. After all, the evolution of technology is in vain if it is not to aid humanity. At Akamai, we value all our employees equally. Those who have been working with us for